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How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Cut On Lip

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Performed oral sex with minor cut on lip; Terrified!!!

Dr. Bob:Please help. The other day at about 4:00 pm I was shaving. I cut myself on the lip. It took about twenty minutes for the bleeding to stop. After a while, there were really no signs of the initial laceration. Later that night, (about 3:00...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Salut Mec pouvant!Tu as perdu du sang pendant vingt minutes?!? Qu'est-ce que tu as utilis comme un rasoir ? Une machette, peut-tre ?Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission, even with your micro-abrasion/not-actively-bleeding cut.... Read more »

Kissing on neck with a tiny cut inside the bottom lip

Dear Doc,I am extremely worried about my case.Last friday I was in a local bar filled with Filipino... Read more »

semen got on my lip "cut" from a not hiv+ guy

Two days ago a small peeling cam from my lip cuz of chapped lips. Just a little blood came out from... Read more »
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lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
i am 26 yr old male from India. 48 hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches.... Read more »

So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
or hands...
Many people worry about what if they touch some semen or blood or that semen or blood got into my skin, my leg, my eye, my... and what about microscopic cuts I cant even be aware of...etc...etc.

So take a look at this information of how... Read more »

What's it gonna be like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everybody. I'm writing from Europe, Italy. I'm 28 and I was diagnosed with HIV just two weeks ago; I didn't expect it because I've had no symptoms so far. It was like a fist in my chest, my mind was reeling as I felt like falling from the 7th... Read more »